I personally know some success coaches that would tell you that it’s easier to attract money than it is to attract your dream partner.
Well, I disagree with that, because if I were to believe it, it would be like believing that the law of attraction is partial when it’s not.
The law of ... Views: 19
Of all of the relationship problems that I help individuals/couples through, this is the most challenging of them. Now, let me get it out of the way that physical abuse is more challenging, but I only offer coaching to the abused, while recommending police/legal intervention. In regards to ... Views: 41
When it comes to intimacy, it could be said that there are at least three types of people. There can the ones who want to experience it, the ones who do experience it and the ones who do everything they can do avoid it.
And whether one has fulfilling relationships can all depend on which one ... Views: 36
Has having patience been a challenge for you? Discover an underlying cause of impatience.
Some people seem to be naturally patient. I'm not one of those people. I think I was born impatient.
I have spent a lot of time cultivating having patience and trying to understand what triggers me ... Views: 30
When one is happy, they can feel the need to share how they feel with others, and this can take place in a number of ways. Perhaps one will be more complimentary than they usually are.
It can then be normal for them to say how good someone looks, or they might talk about how they appreciate ... Views: 49
Your level of attractiveness determines how much appeal, desire and interest people have in you. There are many obvious ways of making yourself more appealing and attractive, ways like going to the gym, early morning exercise, push-ups, squats e.t.c but there are also other ways you're ... Views: 56
While one can be friends with people who put in as much effort as they do, there is also the chance that this isn’t the case. It could then be said that some of their relationships will be out of balance.
And not only might this apply to their friends, it could also be something that they ... Views: 59
Break ups are hard. No one wants to go through them, and yet millions of people are dealing with them on a regular basis. If you want to avoid the issues that are related with breaking up with someone, you are not going to be able to do it. There’s no way to avoid it. If it’s going to happen, it ... Views: 73
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
October 10, 2016
Do you feel ready to leave your relationship but wonder whether or not this is the right time to call it quits?
Many of my clients struggle with knowing when it's the right time to end a relationship.
Mary asked me:
"I married my first ... Views: 93
Just a few simple ingredients, put together in a specific combination . . .
Maybe it sounds too good to be true. But as my experiments in Love continue, I discover more evidence that supports this idea.
Love is something that you experience when you create the proper conditions for it to ... Views: 82
When our self-esteem is low, which is typical of codependency, we’re at greater risk for depression. Codependency is learned, and so are self-esteem and the beliefs and habits that cause both low self-esteem and codependency. Self-esteem is what we think about ourselves. It includes positive and ... Views: 142
If one is in a relationship and it was to come to an end, they might be only too happy that they are able to move on with their life. For a number of weeks or even months, they may have been thinking about how much better their life would be if they were both to go their separate ... Views: 116
Video Chat - The Modern Way To Invigorate Your Love Life!
The entire view of sex and passion has altered over the years. Behavioral analysis portrays these emotions as a cerebral & collective event composed of three various factors: affection, engagement, and intensity.
Having sex is a ... Views: 79
If you’ve found yourself in a relationship with a jealous boyfriend, it can be quite a confusing and exhausting experience as you probably know. Especially when he’s not jealous about guys in the present, but about guys in the past.
A man who gets all angry and upset about his girlfriend’s ... Views: 124
When someone is used to being walked over by others, they can feel like a victim, or they can have a different outlook. When one can relate to the former, it will be normal for them to feel as though they have no control over their life.
Alternatively, when one doesn’t see themselves in this ... Views: 112
While some people have boundaries, there are others who don’t have them, and this is going to cause them to experience life differently. However, although one doesn’t have them, it doesn’t mean that they will realise this.
Instead, they can simply carry on with their life and continue to put ... Views: 137
While someone can assist others in a direct manner, they can also do this indirectly. As a result of this, it is not necessary for one to work in the helping profession, for instance, in order to make a difference.
However, even if one was in a position where they didn’t help others ... Views: 111
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
September 27, 2016
What does it look like to be a loving advocate for your inner child? Learn how now!
What does loving self-care really mean?
Our wounded self and our loving adult have totally different concepts of what self-care really means.
The wounded ... Views: 105
It is indeed a challenge to maintain any relationship with the constant understanding and absence of misconceptions. Relationships involve plural minds. This means there is a definite possibility of different perspectives clashing against each other.
Well, this is faced by each one of us. It ... Views: 107
It could be said that there will be moments when one is happy and moments when they are not. And if they were to reflect on their life, they may see that they spend more time in one state than they do in the other.
This can be how their life has always been, or it could just be down to ... Views: 106
How Texting Brought Us Back Together.
After two years together, my boyfriend all of a sudden decided that we were too young for a meaningful relationship. He concluded that it was necessary to go our own way and that we needed time alone. Right then and there I decided I had to figure out a ... Views: 142
Not Everyone is Confident Enough to Share Their Feeling's
There are many obvious differences between men and women. And perhaps one the most striking is the way that men and women communicate and listen to each other. This of course, is also reflected when either one engages in phone sex. ... Views: 122
Most of us found dating difficult prior to getting married, and it isn’t generally any simpler after divorce. Everybody has baggage, but divorced people frequently have a tendency to carry much more of it, particularly when they’re just coming back towards the dating scene. This is one of the ... Views: 158
While someone can be there for others from time to time, this can also be something that consumes their whole life. It is then not going to matter what is taking place in their life, as they will be only too happy to put it to one side.
Due to this, it can be normal for one ... Views: 110
When someone thinks about abuse, there is a strong chance that they will think about what some men do to women or how some parents treat their children. But if this is not the case, they might think about men who are abused by women.
The reason they are more likely to think about this kind ... Views: 178
The Benefits of Working As a Chat Host!
Texting has quickly become one of the most popular forms of communication in this day and age. Everyone is looking to find that perfect connection, hoping they can share their feelings and desires. Imagine if you could receive compensation to both text ... Views: 126
When one meets someone from an online dating site, they can end up having a strong connection with them. As a result of this, the time that they spent talking to them online would have been time well spent.
One way of looking at this would be to say that they were putting ... Views: 181
Time can be a big source of conflict in relationships.
When you get married “your time” also becomes “their time” and if you have children then you need to also schedule in “family time” and time for family chores.
Many couples I speak to are feeling so busy and stressed by feeling pulled ... Views: 135
While some people can keep things to themselves, there are others who are far more vocal when it comes to their life. It might then not matter what is taking place, as they will feel the need to tell other people.
Fortunately for them, they live in a time when this is ... Views: 148
Are You Ready To Learn How To Use Phone Sex The Right Way?
Phone sex is an art form that everyone should include in their amorous repertoire. It will help to keep things interesting in or outside the bedroom with your partner. It teaches you to express yourself more freely and open as a ... Views: 165
Is Your Flirting Technique Up To Par?
How we flirt says a lot about who we are and what our chances of finding love or starting a relationship.
Take a look at the top five flirting styles and see which one best portrays you.
1. The Traditional Flirt.
In traditional ... Views: 174
* If you’ve had an affair, are regretful and desperate to save your marriage, don't let another mistake-ridden day go by without reading these tips.
* If you are the betrayed spouse and your cheating partner is unintentionally hurting you in his/her attempts to make you feel better, put this ... Views: 203
After the honeymoon period in a relationship is over, and our partner raises complaints about us, or does things we don't agree with or is somehow absent, we often start to make or draw slightly negative conclusions about them or the relationship. Typically it starts off as a thought one day, ... Views: 185
What are your spouse's most annoying habits? Is it the way they talk, eat, sit, clean up or snore when they sleep? Do they perhaps hum an annoying tune or crack their knuckles? And when was the last time they did something that irritated you? Last week? Yesterday? An hour ago?
One of the most ... Views: 124
Anger is a normal, healthy emotion, it’s perfectly healthy to feel angry when you’ve been mistreated or wronged by someone you love, but when it becomes consistent or explosive anger or spirals out of control, it can have serious consequences for your marriage, your health, and your state of ... Views: 148
There is no doubt that work stress has become an increasing factor in marital dissatisfaction. Today couples work on average a thousand more hours each year than people did thirty years ago. This number tends to increase further in expat cities, as well as if you are an entrepreneur. All the ... Views: 108
When it comes to infidelity and after the affair recovery in couple therapy, here are the top 3 common questions I often get asked:
Is it possible to avoid affairs and affair-proof your marriage?
Are there ways to ruin my cheating husband's / wife's affair and show them what they have with ... Views: 147
In the past, someone would have needed to go out in order to meet someone, but in today’s world, that is no longer necessary. Nowadays, the only thing that they need to do is to go online.
Social media can allow them to find what they are looking for, or they can go one step further and join ... Views: 111
Dear Dr. Romance Recently, I have gone back to online dating but have some very strong concerns. I just severed a 5-year relationship with a man who seems to have an internet addiction. He worked from home and was constantly on the porn and personals (by looking ... Views: 127
Dear Dr Romance:Thank you for your article "Age Differences in Dating". I am a fortysomething woman whose fiance' died in my arms of heart failure three years ago. He was in his late sixties. Then I dated an ex-pro athlete who had a stroke and lost ... Views: 97
Dear Dr. Romance: I live in Scotland and I think we are quite backward when it comes to mental health issues. I have spoken to 2 therapists now about my obsessive thinking, both of whom seem strangely perplexed by what I perceive to be quite a common problem. I seem to ... Views: 105
Ian and Kim were a couple who came for marriage counseling, as they were constantly fighting over Kim's love of fashion and the financial cost of her shopping sprees, her husband Ian couldn't keep up with it and thought that there were far more important things to be spending money on. Kim felt ... Views: 108
"Nicola, my husband is chronically complaining and forever in a bad mood. He manages to find something wrong with everything and is constantly feeling hard done by and down. I don’t know how to help him or live with him at times! I don’t want him to ruin the holidays for me and the children ... Views: 108
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
September 12, 2016
Emotional intimacy is essential for sustaining love in a committed relationship. Discover how to create and nourish this deep connection.
Loving coupleThink back to times you felt 'in love.' Aside from chemistry, what was it that drew you to ... Views: 89
Over the years, I’ve discovered there are few among us who embrace transitions. I’m not one of them.
Just ask my husband.
For perhaps the first ten years of our lives together, when we vacationed overseas (before the aid of the Internet to illustrate the sort of place we were headed to), ... Views: 100
Dr. Romance writes: Do you sometimes feel locked in a struggle with yourself? I know I do. Why is it that we know what we want to do, but it’s such a struggle to actually get it done? Even Saint Paul writes, in a letter to the Romans, “I do not do the good I want, but the ... Views: 126
Dear Dr. Romance: I was very attracted to a lady and I did things for her with out asking for any thing in return. She was single and I fixed her jeep, I put down new linoleum in her kitchen for her, we did go out together for drinks, dinner, dancing, ... Views: 117
JUPITER in LIBRA: “And in the End, the Love You Take Is Equal to the Love You Make”*
“In love’s circle there's another kind of serenity; in love’s wine, another kind of hangover. What you learned in school is one thing, love is something entirely different.” RUMI
For more: Ruminations ... Views: 160
Nowadays, someone no longer needs to get in touch with their friends in order to find out what they have been doing. The only thing they need to do is to go online and to use a social media site.
During this time, they could get an in depth understanding of how their friends have been ... Views: 99